offered by the country, itself. >> that is true, thomas. you know, we also -- the state department also has a role in negotiating with the libyan government, hey, we appreciate the fact that you are going to try to help with securing the outside of the compound just like in washington, d.c. here, the d.c. metro police might help. but we're also going to have a detachment of seals or marines or something because we just need to make sure that our diplomats are protected. that is the kind of thing moving forward we cannot just rely on the agreement and we had an informal agreement with the libyans that they would provide some kind of assistance. it wasn't enough. i mean, the president says that the buck stops with him and that he did everything he could. my response to that, you may have done everything you could but it wasn't enough because our people are dead. and so to do better in the future we had to i think seriously revisit how we protect these compounds and these areas of the world. >> congressman tom rooney, thanks for joining me. i really appreciate it.